GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO RECEIVE $8.47 MILLION

On April 16, 2014, in News Releases, by Staff

~ 98 public schools will receive $8.47 million in School Recognition Funds ~ At Graham Elementary, Governor Rick Scott today announced 98 schools in Hillsborough County will share $8.47 million in school recognition bonuses. The funds are awarded based on the schools’ sustained high student academic performance or substantial improvement in student performance in reading, […]

Governor Rick Scott Reappoints Frank Kruppenbacher to Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

On April 15, 2014, in News Releases, by Staff

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment of Frank Kruppenbacher to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. Kruppenbacher, 61, of Orlando, is an attorney and chairman of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. He is reappointed for a term beginning April 17, 2014, and ending April 16, 2018. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida […]

Gov. Scott: The VA’s Lack of Urgency is Concerning

On April 14, 2014, in News Releases, by Staff

Governor Scott said, “We were told last week that the requested information was forthcoming; this week, we still do not have it.  Through the Agency for Health Care Administration’s inspections, we are working to bring transparency to the processes of federal VA hospitals because our brave veterans deserve quality health care. The VA’s lack of […]

Governor Scott Statement for Passover

On April 14, 2014, in News Releases, by Staff

Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the following Passover statement: “Ann and I wish all those celebrating Passover a happy and healthy holiday and I look forward to taking part in a traditional Seder with members of our Jewish community this evening.  Passover is a time where we can all reflect on the freedom we have […]

GOVERNOR SCOTT ANNOUNCES LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS TO RECEIVE $3.5 MILLION

On April 11, 2014, in News Releases, by Staff

~ Forty public schools receive $3.5 million in School Recognition Funds ~ At Allen Park Elementary, Governor Rick Scott today announced 40 schools in Lee County will share $3.5 million in school recognition bonuses. The funds are awarded based on the schools’ sustained high student academic performance or substantial improvement in student performance in reading, […]

GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT: SEBELIUS TRIPS TO FLORIDA WERE PR STUNTS

On April 11, 2014, in News Releases, by Staff

Governor Scott today made the following statement regarding the resignation of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Governor Scott said, “The resignation of Secretary Sebelius is long overdue.  She was complicit with the President in selling falsehoods to the American people – namely that under Obamacare everyone could keep their current health care plan, no one would […]

Gov. Scott: “Florida’s Brave Veterans Deserve Answers”

On April 10, 2014, in News Releases, by Staff

Governor Scott said, “Despite the Agency being turned away from a fourth facility, this time in Miami where there is a history of concerning medical practices, I believe we are making progress toward the goal of bringing transparency to the processes at the VA hospitals in Florida. “Earlier today, Secretary Dudek spoke with Ms. Joleen […]